AmericaGen Study Group

The AmericaGen Study Group – Chapter 20 – Local Land Records in Val Greenwood’s The Researchers Guide to American Genealogy, 2017 (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company.)

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Note: All panelists were invited ro read the chapter and then write about how that chapter relates to their personal research habits.

DearMYRTLE’s AmericaGen Study Group – Chapter 20 combined homework:



09:50:12               From  Cary Bright  : Online chapter 20 summary:

10:01:14               From  Cousin Russ : The Researchers Guide to American Genealogy 4th Edition by Val D. Greenwood, 2017 (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co.).

10:01:31               From  Janine Edmée Hakim : Goo ood morning all

10:01:34               From  Cousin Russ : COMBINED HOMEWORK

10:04:47               From  cyndy Bray : Cousin Russ, just have to ask. On page 509 there is an example of an indenture between John Tolley Worthington and someone. Might he be one of your Worthingtons?

10:05:11               From  Cousin Russ : Absolutely — Thank you

10:05:28               From  cyndy Bray : yay!!land and property research in the US

10:14:07               From  Lisa Gorrell  to  All panelists : Here is Wade Hone’s book: more details about  land

2019 Virtual Intermediate Foundations

10:28:08               From  Cousin Russ : SLIG Intermediate Foundations – Fall 2019 (VIRTUAL)

10:31:11               From  DearMYRTLE : Ancestry’s U.S., Indexed County Land Ownership Maps, 1860-1918

10:31:37               From  DearMYRTLE : HistoryGeo land ownership maps

10:31:41               From  Lisa Gorrell : I see a Polly there. I wonder if he’s a relation.

10:39:09               From  Maria Tegtmeier : Can you post that website in the chat?

10:40:34               From  Cousin Russ :

10:42:13               From  Sheryl Whisenhunt : I like the logic on that, had never thought about it.

10:44:46               From  Valerie Lisk : I was told “the grantee pays the fee.”

11:00:13               From  Sheryl Whisenhunt : Virtual pat on the back Pat.

11:00:14               From  Maria Tegtmeier : Thanks everyone!  Great information.

11:01:06               From  Sheryl Whisenhunt : Thanks to each of you.

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